Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
Shift’s director, Lana Wells, and Dr. Sarah Fotheringham co-led the national study and conducted interviews with 33 pro-feminist men across Canada to examine the challenges they face in their gender
Lana Wells and Next Gen Men will collaborate to build a national network for pro-feminist male leaders working toward gender equality and stopping violence against women. The network will help
In line with this year’s conference theme, healthy relationships–everyone’s issue, Lana was thrilled to share her recent research on how to engage and mobilize men and boys as partners to